Arizona 2023 EV Tax Credits Guide [+ Calculate Your Savings]
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There’s no denying that electric vehicles (EVs) are initially expensive to buy. Thankfully, there are federal and state incentives like rebates and tax credits in place to make EVs more financially appealing.
But what state EV incentive programs are in place in Arizona?
Let’s see what current incentives are available in your area and whether or not you qualify for them.
Last Updated: August 2023
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Arizona EV Savings Calculator
Use the calculator below to see which models qualify for the federal EV tax credit and for any state-specific incentives that can help you save even more.
What EV Incentives Are Available in Arizona?
Arizona has no incentives for electric vehicles at this time, but we update this post regularly, so check back to see if that changes. You can also review offers from utilities and Arizona consumer organizations to offset the ownership costs of an EV.
Incentives for Purchasing an EV in Arizona
Arizona does not offer incentives for the purchase of a new electric vehicle.
While Arizona doesn’t offer incentives, you can take a look take a look at our federal EV incentives resource to see if you qualify for any federal incentives. Read on below to see all of the post-purchase incentives available to EV drivers in Arizona.
Other EV Incentives Offered in Arizona
There are various incentives available to Arizona EV drivers for running and charging an electric vehicle. These include:
- Mohave Electric Cooperative (MEC) offers customers up to $1,000 in rebates for the installation of qualifying home charging equipment.
- Tucson Electric Power (TEP) gives its residential customers a rebate of up to $500 for buying home EV charging hardware. The exact amount is based on the amperage of the charger purchased, so browse their EV charging site before making your decision.
- Arizona Public Service company (APS) provides residential customers with a $250 rebate for buying a qualifying home charging station. The company also offers bill credits for EV owners who enroll in their programs to monitor charging habits, as well as preferential time-of-use (TOU) rates for off-peak charging.
- Salt River Project (SRP) offers a similar $250 rebate for home charging as APS, as well as bill credits for drivers who join the organization's EV Community program.
Visit our EV community on Facebook to connect with other electric vehicle owners in your area and find out if specific offers are available.
Now that you know what electric vehicle incentives are available in Arizona, what else do you need to know about making the switch to all-electric transportation?
Read our guidance on how to prepare for an EV to make sure the models you’re considering will meet your real-world driving needs!
Frequently Asked Questions
Are there incentives for purchasing an electric vehicle in Arizona?
No, there are no state-level incentives in place when you purchase an EV in the state of Arizona. However, post-purchase EV incentives are available from various utilities. Also, check out our picks for the best deals on EVs.
Are there additional fees for purchasing an electric vehicle in Arizona?
No, there are no additional fees to pay when you purchase an EV in the state of Arizona. The state assesses the same vehicle license tax on what it calls alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) as it does on traditional vehicles, which is $4 for every $100 in assessed value. However, because the sticker price of electric vehicles tends to be higher, the cost to register an EV in Arizona is effectively higher than a comparable combustion model.
Does sales tax apply when I buy an EV in Arizona?
Sales tax is applied to electric vehicle purchases in Arizona at the same rate as traditional combustion vehicles. Visit our resource page to find the vehicle sales tax in Arizona.